protecting america's national security interest. this is truly a time and time again and we appreciate your appearing to this point. thank you, mr. chairman. >> i thank the gentleman. a word to the members. we will be back in our old haunt, the community room, around the first of next month. so it will be much more convenient for us. it's going to look very, very good. i'm very pleased with what i saw yesterday. each of the witnesses today, as i understand it, have statements to make, and we will call on them, admiral willard first. admiral? >> thank you, chairman skilled, representative mckeon, and members of this committee. chairman, thank you very much for introducing my wife, donna, who joins me today.